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CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 7:45am EST
, the successor to joseph smith. is also the first governor of the utah territory, and the man who led the mormons across the country over the mountains to their new home in the west. >> how did he become more well-known today and joseph smith is? >> he lived a lot longer, that helped. he led the church for over 30 years. joseph smith let the church for about 14 years, until he was murdered in 1844. brigham young takes over. he settles and colonizes what's today utah, naturally a larger portion of the american west. and he becomes a major in long-term opponent of the u.s. government. and that gets him all a lot of notoriety in the 19 century as well. >> so, where did brigham young come from? where did he began? >> he grew up in basically upstate new york, western new york. he came from a very poor family. he didn't get, didn't have any formal education. he was impoverished, really hard scrabble childhood. his family moved around a lot. once he was on his own he moved around a lot. he was a craftsman, kind of a furniture maker and painter. never got ahead, and then his wife entirely changed. once h
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 11:15am EST
changed once he converted to mormonism when he was a little bit more than 30-years-old. >> so how did he need joseph smith etc? >> the book of mormon, shortly after it was published in 1830 some of his family members read it. he later said that he read it and he spent a lot of time thinking and out. he didn't jump on board right away, she was a little bit skeptical and a little uncertain and spend a couple of years considering the claim of this new work of scripture. then he encountered a group of traveling mormon elder is your missionaries and he sold them speak in tom. something that he hadn't encountered to that played in his life for and got's power. it would become a member of joseph smith's church, and after that to your period, once he decides to join in and get baptized, she is fully committed to their effort and a great sense of purpose and direction and that is his identity for the rest. >> where did the term mormon come from? >> it comes from the book of mormon. where it is joseph smith's claim was an ancient record of a variety of people who had come to the new world, and tha
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 10:00am EST
the first governor of the utah territory and the man who led the mormons across the country of the mountains to their new home in the west. >> out did he become more well known today than joseph smith? >> a little longer. he led the church for over 30 years. he settles and colonizes what yesterday utah and a larger portion of the american west. he becomes a major and long-term opponent of the u.s. government which gets him a lot of notoriety in the 19th century as well. >> where did brigham young come from? >> he grew up in basically of state new york, west and new york. he came from very poor family. he did not have any formal education. his family moved around a lot. once he was out on his own he moved around a lot. he was a craftsman, a furniture maker and painter. never really get ahead. his life entirely change once he converted to mormon is and when he was a little bit more than 30 years old. >> added that happen? how did he meet his of smith? >> he first met the book of mormon. missionaries brought in shortly after it was published in 1830. some of his family's read it. he's been a lo
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 8:30am EST
to the republican party. >> host: mr. roig-franzia, the mormon aspect of marco rubio's childhood, what did you discover about that, and can you walk us through that? >> guest: it's so interesting that he has a mormon background at all. and when he was being talked about as a possible vice presidential candidate, some people were saying, wow, could it be an all-mormon ticket? because mitt romney was mormon. that's a little bit of an overgeneralization there. here's the situation. marco rubio was born catholic, grew up in miami, and his family moved to las vegas. they moved to las vegas because he had an aunt and uncle who lived there. his mother's sister. and this is a pattern that we see with immigrants. they follow tear family members -- their family members, right? so it was logical when they were struggling to make a living in miami, they went to las vegas. and when they went there, they were brought into the mormon church by this aunt and uncle who were very devout mormons. and he really was enthusiast withic about joining that church. and his cousins will talk about him becoming fascinate
PBS
Dec 23, 2012 10:00am PST
, but in the end, they rallied around romney, despite some concerns about voting for a mormon candidate. still, their support didn't put him over the top. obama narrowly won the catholic vote, thanks to a strong showing among latino catholics. the u.s. catholic bishops waged an active campaign against the obama administration's decision to require employers, including many faith-based employers, to provide free coverage of contraceptive services. the bishops said that would be a violation of religio freedom. the administration tried to offer a compromise, but the bishops, joined by many evangelical groups, said the compromise didn't go far enough. several religious institutions filed legal challenges to the policy. this summer, the bishops organized what they called a "fortnight for freedom" to highlight their concerns. faith-based groups continued to be divided over economic issues. conservative activists supported massive cuts to the federal budget, arguing that it's immoral to leave debt to future generations. but broad-based interfaith coalition argued that it was immoral to make cuts that
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
that cannot be untied no matter what the republican party does. >> mckay, it looks like the mormon church might also be moving at this point. they've got this new website out, sort of explaining a little more in detail their view on gay marriage and really urging a tremendous amount of tolerance, i think. what are your thoughts on that? >> yeah, this new website is mormons and gays.org. and it represents a pretty significant effort to reach out to gay mormons in particular and the broader gay community. you remember in 2008, the mormon church urged its members to get heavily involved in passing proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in california. and ever since then, the relationship between gays and mormons have been very strained. the church has seen itself really be -- come under attack by gay rights advocates. and ever since then, the church has tried to make efforts to kind of extend an olive branch. the most significant news here, with this new website, is that it included a statement where for the first time in kind of the most clear it's ever been, the church acknowledges that
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 1:25am EST
," harvard university press, and also the author of "the mormon question," and you referredded to polygamy a couple times in the short discussion here. was that the issue about the mormons, that really kind of got under people's skin? >> guest: it was the most prominent one. there were others, and in some ways, if you think, say, questions of access to public places for religion speech and life as a key to the 20th century, in the 19th century, the really big question was would mormons be allowed to redefine marriage for themselves and control the legal system enough so that polygamy would be recognized and protected as a valid form of marriage by the secular legal system, not just by the church, itself. >> host: so are there parallels to the gay marriage debate of today? >> guest: substantial parallels. one of the key issues for mormon apologists as well as for their opponents was the question of state hood for utah. it became pretty clear early on in american history that states had substantial control over marriage within their borders. as we're seeing being fought out in the marriage e
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 9:00am EST
. to you think reynolds versus the u.s. which banned polygamy among the mormons was a good law and is ever going forward to be overturned? >> thank you. that is an interesting issue. chicago used to have laws against appearing in public if you were ugly. [talking over each other] >> former colleagues with major neurological disabilities, we found he would not be able to walk down the street. polygamy, if a religion came forward today with a genuine religious requirement of polygamy as was the case with the church of latter-day saints, i think it would be very hard if the regime were no substantial burden, that is not where the regime is for complicated reasons but should have been. what would the compelling state interest be? sex equality would be such an interested it were limited to a men bearing wives absolutely. there is a case where bob jones university lost its tax exemption because the court argued there was a compelling interest in not having the state collaborate with racism. very similarly they should collaborate with the oppression of women but a practice of pauley emery, what w
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 5:00am PST
leads to a fatal car crash. is the mormon church easing their stance on gays? see their online outreach that's turning some heads. >>> good sunday morning to you, i'm susan heindricks. thank you for starting your morning with us. we start with supports, a devastating story here. more details of a second nfl tragedy. jerry brown has been killed in a car accident. he was riding in a car driven by josh brent. police think alcohol was involved, and he says after hitting a curb at a high speed, their car travelled nearly 900 feet. take a listen. >> our officers on scene felt as if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident, so he was asked to perform some field sobriety tests. based on performance in those tests, along with our officers observations, and the conversations they had with him, he was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. >> he has been arrested on suspicion of intoxication manslaughter. a second degree felony charge. he could face a sentence from two to 20 years. a update now, new video released by the kansas city police show jovan belcher hours before he ap
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 10:00am EST
to los vegas. >> what your background. >> i grew up in portland, oregon. i am an active mormon. and when on a mission for the mormon church. a graduate from byu and worked for the cia. then i broke out into the financial world. since then says they got married , five children to move to the mamas for two years, save enough money to move to the london worry butterfly and in pen to 71 countries. my primary source of income is my investment news article forecast of strategies that have written since 1980, but i also have 1 foot in the academic world. everett number of books on economics, @booktv and business, columbia university in new york and now mercy college. i should also mention my wife does the income from festival, so we have a film festival as well. a lot of things that we do and really enjoy it. >> what did you do for the cia? >> question. i was an economist on the brazil desk very much involved with commodities in the energy crisis in the 70's. the cia was just too bureaucratic for me. so i wanted to break out and do something more on gennaro. i get involved in the financial revo
PBS
Dec 9, 2012 10:00am PST
like jews and mormons and anyone outside the faith. mormonism is at the very least another religion. it's not the christian faith. >> what do you say to a muslim or a jew or anybody else who says, well, christianity is okay for you. that's fine. but for you to try to tell me that i must convert is to disrespect my religion. >> well, if the price of respecting your religion is to disrespect mine, the price is too high. >> you would comfortable telling mitt romney that you think his is not -- that he's not a christian? >> sure. that would be my duty as a christian. >> land says he's retiring from his position at the spc next year, but not from the culture wars. he says of the social issues, i'll probably continue to talk about them. >>> in other news celebrated musician dave brubeck died wednesday. he was 91 years old, a day short of 92. in 2009 brubeck spoke about his religious influences with bob fall for religion and ethics ne newsweekly. known as a jazz musician, he composed several pieces of music that dealt with religious themes including a catholic mass he wrote in 1979. >> when i
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:30am EST
the level of enthusiasm among mormon voters were voting for jeff flake but also get mitt romney on the ballot, a mormon candidate. to get high levels of enthusiasm among mormon, the mormon electorate to vote for the two candidates, and that was a significant hurdle for carmona, and obama's campaign to overcome in arizona. >> let's delve into that really briefly because it seems like there is, it seems like there's a potential path for victory for republicans that doesn't necessarily involve latino voters if they can find other ways to tap in and expand their bases. as you just said such as the mormon vote. i guess the question is, the republican party in arizona, how do they go forward? do they choose to move towards trying to find other cases of support? do they try to reach out to latino voters? what is their strategy going forward, and how viable is that strategy? is there a viable strategy for them to find voters elsewhere and ignore the latino voter? >> i don't think they can continue to ignore the latino vote. now that jeff flake is in office, it will be interesting to wat
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
this morning -- the only thing we are missing in the mormon temple in kensington and a blanket of snow covering all of these gorgeous lights. we have pretty much every color of the spectrum. we will turn around and was this way to see a little bit more. we are at the church of jesus christ of latter-day saints and visitors center, a round 5:30 p.m. and restaurants and 30 p.m. not only half a million lights -- 600,000 to be exact -- but nightly concert, and different musical performances and a concert our nightly. multi-denominational performances and non- denominational performances. these lights are all led the upgraded, and they use about 10% of the power of incandescent bulbs used here. 600,000 -- how long does it take to spring these up? they start in august. that is when the volunteers come out and start helping, in august, to get over half a million lights strung up. it is worth a visit. come out here to kensington mormon temple to check out is like starting at 5:30 p.m. 47 here at the storm chaser truck. pretty mild start to the day. it will warm up a little bit by this afternoon and th
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 1:25pm EST
university press. she's also the author of the mormon question, and you have referred to polygamy a couple of times in our short discussion here. was that the issue about the mormons that got under people's skin? >> it was the most prominent one. if you'd say questions of access to public places for the religious speech is life as a key to the 20th century in the 19th century there are really big questions would lawrence be allowed to redefine marriage to themselves and control the legal system enough so that polygamy would be for gilchrest and protected as a valid form of marriage by the secular legal system, not just by the church itself? >> the gay marriage debate today? >> there have been substantial parallels. one of the key issues for the mormon apologists as well as opponents was the question of statehood for utah. it became pretty clear early on in american history that the states had substantial control over marriage within their borders and as we are seeing very far out in the marriage equality debate today. in utah pushed again and again for statehood and was delayed again and a
FOX Business
Dec 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
asked the producer of the book of mormon once how many tickets at $450 do you want to sell? and he said as many as they could. broadway is big business. if the market bears those prices, they will get them. tracy: that is the thing. people are paying it. you can't get a book of mormon ticket for we see your. >> the problem is you are either a smash hit show that everyone wants to see enable pale that amount of money, or you are discounting tickets heavily. because of the cost structure, german by the cost of unions, you have very little wiggle room. >> it is very interesting. tracy: some days before the week is out, there is a new show in broadway. >> yes, some go out and some new ones come in. tracy: only 63% of all ticket sales are for tourists. are they coming back this year? >> this has been very interesting because of the quality of the shows. broadway lives or dies by how creative the shows. everyone comes across them from time to time. we've just had a bumper crop or a bad shows lately. the book of mormon is great. it is worth paying the high ticket price war. sometimes you can f
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:30pm EST
to keep in mind. the level of enthusiasm among mormon voters to vote for those two candidates and that was a significant hurdle for carmona and obama's campaign to overcome in arizona. >> let's delve into that briefly. seems like there is -- seems likelike the potential path for victory for republicans doesn't necessarily involve latino voters if they can find other ways to tap in and expand their wases. as you just said, such as the mormon vote. do republicans try to reach out to latino voters and how viable is that -- there is a viable strategy for them to find voters elsewhere and ignore latino votes? >> i don't think they can continue to ignore the latino vote, and now that jeff flake is in office it will be interesting to watch his -- whether he comes back home to his original pakistan being an advocate for immigration reform. when he made the run for the u.s. senate seat, given the politics of arizona, he shifted back and became a border hawk, much like john mccain in 2008, build that dang fence first now. he is safely elected he might be one of the key runs that brings
MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 11:00pm PST
campaign strategist did not want to talk about his mormon faith and background. >> we knew that about his business career embarrassing. the mormonism is i think a credit to the democrats. nobody likes to be that nice to anybody in politics, but i'll say this. i never heard a word spoken against his religion. and i would have been offended by that. it never came up as a negative. i never saw it anywhere. >> i agree with that. you give credit to where credit's due. they didn't take a shot on him in religion. that wouldn't have worked in this country anyway. and this is better than an inside baseball story. this is inside the dugout story. i'm not getting paid and i love talking about it. >> me too. what did you find as a journalist, what did you find? because you've been watching romney since he was a moderate republican not that long ago. >> 2002. of course he called himself moderate and progressive and so forth. the romney in 2012, he was talked into it by his son tagg and wife ann. once he decided to run, he was all in. but there was this question how do you run? the signal was let's foc
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 4:30am PST
field sobriety tests -- sobriety tests. he was named in the mormon church years ago and they do forbid anybody to go near there. >> >> and near the oakland coliseum, traffic southbound sees headlights headed towards hayward. and traffic looks good as you make your way towards fso. traffic at the . >>> religious leaders also called for action to prevent gun violence. >>> after an activist danny glover, many people who attended the service say there has been too much violence in the past year. >>> many are expected to walk off the job this morning. close to 5,000 nurses plan to hold a one day strike. >>> nurses at sutter health are at odds over staffing levels and sick days. >>> the so called fiscal cliff is a few days away and there is no deal in sight. president barack obama is in hawaii for christmas, meanwhile house speaker house speaker john boehner is also on vacation. before vacation they each made one last pitch. >> we have a tax hike on middle- class americans... >> it would still be ready as far as the eye can see and it would hurt jobs. >> if we go over the fiscal cliff, most
ABC
Dec 22, 2012 11:00pm EST
control reform. reporting live, abc 7 news. >> a service was held for a six- at a mormon church in utah. people in that town tied pink ribbons around trees to show support for the family. pink was her favorite color. and local girl scout troop d tribute to the victims. -- paid tribute to the victims. aths.laid out 26 wre the shooting had an impact on school attendance in anne arundel county. 46 do this did not go to school 40% of students did not go to school. rumor of a shooting happening could you did to the absences. there were two different shootings. one happened at a convenience store in manassas. two were wounded. the gunman is in custody. police say two men were shot. one of the victims was killed. the other is critically hurt. police are still looking for the person or persons responsible. theice in the county say stole cash of the navy federal credit union this morning. the robertbers still money thats traceable. they were arrested in southeast. police are still looking for at least one of the suspects. still no cost it for a fire through a mall in maryland. the blaze started
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 10:00am EST
for voting for it jet flight, but also you had a mormon candidates. high levels of enthusiasm among the mormon elector to vote for those candidates. that was a significant hurdle for krona -- carmona and obama's campaign. going to that briefly. it seems like there is a potential past or victory for republicans that does not necessarily involve tap the base, such as the mormon vote. the question is the republican party in arizona, how do they go forward. do they choose to move towards finding other bases of the support? do they choose to reach out to latino voters? what is the strategy going forward, and how viable is that? >> i do not think they can continue to ignore the latino vote. it will be interesting to watch whether he comes back to his original position being an advocate for immigration reform. when he made the run for the u.s. senate seat, he certainly shifted back and became a border talk, just like we saw john mccain in 2008. now that he is safely elected for the next six years, perhaps he will be the key republican brings up and pushes for immigration reform and the u.s
FOX News
Dec 29, 2012 12:00pm PST
. media, as well. there was a newsweek cover poking fun at mitt romney's mormonism for example. >> media is a target rich environment. they are trying define us as something as we are not. mormonism issue was front and center early on. think the romney campaign did a good job of trying to downplay that. certain members were nervous about bringing it up but the social media types and bloggers were constantly trying to make an issue and picked up by some. >> jon: what about the conventions when mitt romney got nominated, when barack obama got renominated, was it fair? >> when i look at the republican convention, the coverage, there was an effort to fear but i think they fell off the knowledge. it was clint eastwood and new famous empty chair. suddenly somehow a hollywood actor who was brought in because he had done the ad during the superbowl that seemed to be pro obama, but here he is endorsing mitt romney that was bigger than anything that mitt romney did. that is the most memorable event from a convention that i believe not only did mitt romney stand up but also paul ryan and several hi
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 7:45am EST
religious background f you have a single meaningful relationship with, say, a mormon or a evangelical or a muslim or a jew, our attitudes towards that whole community improve. we also know your attitudes towards other religious communities improve, right? we also know that if you have what we call appreciative knowledge of a different religion, something as simple as being able to place the quran or the prophet muhammad within islam, that your attitudes toward that tradition improve. attitude, knowledge, relationships are deeply connected. so what's an effective interfaith program, right? by the way, this might sound simple and common sense, and as somebody with a ph.d. in the social sciences i'm very happy to say that part of what we do is derive the data that proves common sense, and in this case it's definitely true -- [laughter] you wouldn't believe how many interfaith programs i've been to where people will choose the most divisive topic imaginable, the middle east or abortion, and they'll take people on opposite ends of the pole, put 'em on stage and basically say, fight. [laugh
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 6:30pm EST
is that we came across was, romney had a mormon documentarian follow him around in the campaign. he was a friend of one of the romney sons. he had great access. he made a documentary about romney. in 2010, he showed it to the family, they loved it. the staff said, we are not going to show this to the public. they thought it showed too much of him talking about his mormon faith in a way that they feared could turn off the public, which has some misconceptions about that faith. to me, that captured the attention in the romney campaign. the staff never wanted to talk about the candidate. they wanted to make it about obama and his handling of the economy. ultimately, that a lot obama and his campaign to define mitt romney and his campaign. host: and yet, he did talk about his mormon faith at the convention. other members that spoke about mitt romney, but that only happened at the convention. it did not happen in 30-second spots. did not move much beyond that. guest: the obama campaign did not understand what they were up to. they did not anticipate the extent to which mitt romney would
Comedy Central
Dec 3, 2012 11:00pm PST
. mormon christmas specials. country western christmas specials. chipmunks' christmas specials. otter christmas specials. bear christmas specials. cat christmas specials. large-headed child christmas. gay christmas. jewish christmas. whatever the [bleep] this is christmas. christmas underwater. christmas from the future. prehistoric christmas. that's right. there's a christmas special celebrating jesus' birth thousands of years before the birth of jesus. ( applause ) that is a holiday that is not in danger. there is so much christmas all over the place it's getting harder for christmas' defenders to fight for christmas without accidentally doing damage to it which brings us to our friendly fire engine. watch what happens when our good friend bill o'reilly takes the atheists' bait >> what religion is involved with christmas >> what religion christianity that's not a religion. that's a plos fear >> you're going to tell me on live television that christianity is not a religion? >> correct. it is a plos fee. ... philosophy. >> jon: nooooo! bill, why? bill, why? have you learned nothing fr
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 4:30pm EST
with the mormon or in evangelical or a muslim or a jew, your attitude toward that whole community improves. in fact, we also know from the social science data that your attitude toward other religious communities improves. we also know that if you have what we call appreciative knowledge of a different religion, something as simple as being about the place of the profit mohammad within islam that your attitude towards that improves. those three things, attitude, knowledge, relationships, deeply connected. what is an effective interface program? by the way, this might sound simple and common sense and i'm very happy to say that part of a we do for a living is derivation of data that proves common sense and in this case is definitely true. you would not believe how many interfaith programs i have been to where people will choose the most divisive topic imaginable. the middle east or abortion, and it will take people on opposite ends of the poll, put them on stage and basically say, fight. and the audience leaves mad at each other and people wonder why . you're not facilitating positive , man
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am PST
. there was no incident. he is a mormon and he is in his third term in the senate. >>> senator daniel inouye was bury yesterday in his native hawaii. more than a thousand people including president obama attended the services. inouye was a winner of the medal of honor and was remembered as a war hero. he was the first japanese-american elected to both houses of congress. inouye died monday. he was 88 years old. >>> and coming up on the "morning news," holiday cheer. children affected by hurricane sandy get presents from some generous secret santas. this is the "cbs morning news." for what? when things were tough, you kept believing in me... you helped make this happen. thank you. [ jane ] behind every open heart is a story. tell yours with my open heart collection at kay jewelers, the number one jewelry store in america. there are millions of reasons to give one, but the message is always the same. keep your heart open... and love will always find its way in. you did it, daddy. we did it. ♪ every kiss begins with kay is the same frequent heartburn treatment as prilosec otc. now with a fancy coating
WETA
Dec 28, 2012 8:30pm EST
. >> alright, take a look at this, please. -- they were afraid of mormonism. >> the boardwalk, the sons of my childhood no longer exist. >> after hurricane city ravaged the nation, the nation's top chris christie, a romney supporter, buddying up to president obama. >> when you know you have a responsibility to those folks, you could give a damn about the politics. i could care less about politics. >> what is chris christie's future? >> re-election looks quite probable, to the point where the mayor of newark, seen as his principal opponent, has decided to look in other venues to pursue his own political future. he recorded the highest favorable job rating ever found in any governor of new jersey after his handling of sandy. >> did that natural disaster and the reaction of governor christie and the reaching out to the president -- did that help president obama? >> it certainly did. i do not think it was decisive. if the election had been held a week earlier and you look at the polls, and to was a lot closer. i think obama would have won, but it would not have been an electoral landslide. i thin
ABC
Dec 30, 2012 9:00am EST
, afraid of mormonism that they blew it. >> take a look at this. >> the boardwalk the seaside heights of my child would no longer exist. >> after hurricane sandy ravaged the jersey shore just days prior to the election, the nation saw governor chris christie, a romney supporter, buddying up to president obama. >>>> when you have irresponsibility for those folks, you could give a damn about the politics of things. i could care less today. >> what is chris christie's political future? >> re-election looks quite probablele to the point where the mayor of newark, who was seen as his principal opponent, has decided to look in other venues to pursue his own political future. he recorded the highest favorable jobing ever found in the governor of n jersey in its history aftryer h handling of sandy >> did that natural disaster and the reacti of governor christie a and the reaing out to the president -- did that help president obama? >> it certainly did. i do not think it was decisive. if the election had been held a weweek earlier, the dayy bore say, and you look at the polls, of course i think obam
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 6:30am EST
was arrested after failing a sobriety test. he has been released on bond and he is a mormon from idaho and has said in past interviews he abstains tans from drinking because it's prohibit -- from drinking abtans interest -- abstains from drinking alcohol because it's prohibited by the church. >>> bolt a man has been -- a man is 36-year-old gregory stegall and a officer was on patrol when he noticed a suspicious man behind the shell. he asked the man to come out from behind the business and he refused and police say he threatened the officer with a knife. the man was shot once and the officer right now is on routine administrative leave. >>> an investigation continues into what caused a body to be pulled from the inner harbor sunday behind a world trade center. the medical examiner's office is working to determine the cause of death. the person has not been identified but as soon as we know we will let you know. >>> 6:47. five things to know on this monday morning. it's christmas eve and all over the world people are celebrating. pope benedict xvi will hold a midnight mass at vatican around 6 o
NBC
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
sobriety test. blood alcohol content .11 above the legal limit in virginia. crapo is mormon and says he made a mistake and accepts responsibility for what happened. he's due in court next month. >>> just days after the nra's comments on the deadly sandy hook shooting sparked controversy, the debate over gun control in this country is in high gear. yesterday a small but vocal group of people demonstrated outside a gun shop in falls church. the group called for a ban on assault style weapons and ammunition and more funding for mental health programs. the nra's push to put armed guards in schools across the country has people talking. >> i don't understand why they are here. they are exercising their first amendment rights and we're here exercising our second amendment rights. >> this doesn't define us as a society. how many people should carry guns? it's the character. the character. the caliber of our character rather than the caliber of our weapon. it's just not right. >> police were present at the protest although it remained a peaceful one. >>> seven minutes after 6:00. the remarks by
KRON
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
comes to town the book of mormon. >> the broadway musical about a pair of mormon missionaries to get shipped off to you gonna. it is created by the creators of south park. the emmy-winning show has won tony awards for best book, best score, and best musical. >> it does contain explicit language and no children under 5 are allowed. the tickets are tough to come by with some shows already sold out. it is played at the current theater through december 30th. the book of mormon will conduct a pre show lottery at the box office making a limited number of tickets available at $29 a piece cash only. this a lottery will be held two hours before every performance. >> it is christmas and london back in time. the great dickens christmas there is a one-of-a-kind holiday adventure in a victorian london. a party with hundreds of costumes, players and performance. the entire family can check out the music hall and dance floor. you have to check out the twilight even in charles dickens london town a city of winding lanes filled with colorful characters from literature and history. enticing aromas of
CNBC
Dec 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
? >> yes. there have been mormon ponzi schemes targeting mormons or fundamentalist christians. madoff mostly was aimed at jews 'cause he was a prominent jewish philanthropist. so, yes, there is this affiliation aspect of it because we tend to trust our own kind. >> here in 1919 as charles ponzi self-styled financial wizard loafing at his boston mansion with his lovely wife and proud and adoring mother. >> safer: mr. ponzi himself promised fellow italian immigrants he could make them rich trading in postal reply coupons, sort of the pre-paid phone cards of the day. ponzi went to prison and died a pauper. >> i went out looking for trouble. i found it. >> safer: but his name lives on for the fraud he made famous. >> the basic concept is robbing peter to pay paul. you have a fund of new money coming in, and you use the new money to pay the old investors. but at a certain point, that has to stop. >> safer: gullibility is at the very core of this, correct? >> absolutely. i mean, history is filled with examples. >> safer: mister jay's library is replete with documents about cons, scams, and
CBS
Dec 16, 2012 6:00am PST
between the buddhists and mormons. >> reporter: charles kimball is the director of religious studies at the university of oklahoma. while he says most his students still respect religious organizations as a power to do good in the world, it's often their stand on social issues, especially abortion and gay rights, that he feels are driving the young away. >> the vast majority of students, even people coming out of pretty traditional religious background, don't see these as a big deal, they don't get what's the issue here. they don't understand it. >> in my experience a lot of my friends have become nuns. >> reporter: we gathered a few of his students together. all say they believe in god but agree that organized religion has largely failed to adapt to a changing culture. she grew up a conservative christian. >> i don't understand like how a loving god can send people to hell. i'm pretty sure if i disobeyed my parents they would not throw me in the fireplace. >> i go to a church in mormon. >> reporter: he was raised methodist and still goes to church but only about once a month. >> bec
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
you, boom towns, military, money, evangelical epicenters, mormon outposts, immigration nations, service worker centers, industrial metropolitan and tractor countries. going into the election, this is what we were telling you. mitt romney needed to do this well in the typical gop strongholds. evangelical centers, tractor country, mormon, look at this. he did out perform bush in all of these areas. all of these areas. he increased bush's margins or stayed the same in the key republican areas. and if you look at this, for president obama versus john kerry, again looking at this through '04 and the 12 lens the president did the same thing. topped him by five points in the industrial metropolis counties and increased the campus centers by a point in those counties. in fact, it was not a surprise. according to the director of the patchwork nation project he was on the show back in july and here is what he said about where the election would be won and lost. >> i can tell you right now with a pretty good degree of certainty how nine of the types are going to go in the fall. i mean, i
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